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Re: [Nmh-workers] tmp file cleanup

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] tmp file cleanup
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:39:33 -0500

Lyndon wrote:

> I guess $TMP is a Windows thing?  It shouldn't be used on UNIX systems.

It looks like this might have been added just 4 years ago.
Otherwise, I'd be reluctant to remove it.  Earl?

> > * If MHTMPDIR is not an absolute path, interpret it as relative to the
> >  MH Path directory.
> This is a security breach waiting to happen.  For tempfiles you should
> always be specifying an absolute path.  This isn't just an MH issue.

Alright, how about if we adios() if MHTMPDIR contains any ".." ?


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